Indigenous Pre-Health Studies

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Program at a glance

Program code: 
Ontario College Certificate
Length of study: 
1 year
Study options: 
Campus location: 
College Drive

Prepare for further college studies or your future career in the health sciences sector in our unique culture-based program. This program will prepare you to meet the challenges of postsecondary education while you gain a solid understanding of Indigenous history and culture, as well as vital science and math skills.


What You Learn

  • Technical math                                
  • Chemistry     
  • Human biology
  • Culture and heritage
  • Introduction to Ojibwe or Cree
  • Mathematic applications
  • Student success strategies: Ingwamazin/Aagamezii
  • Identity and the Indigenous psyche
  • Social justice and Indigenous societies
  • Wellness
Admission Requirements: 

Program Prerequisites

OSSD or equivalent


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Semester One - Fall:

IPS 100 Culture and Heritage

OJI 100 Introduction to Ojibwe

MTH 092 Mathematic Applications and Indigenous Knowledge

IPS 130 Student Success Strategies: Ingwamazin/Aagamezii

CHM 105 Introductory Chemistry

BIO 098Human Biology I

Semester Two - Winter:

IPS 210 Identity and the Indigenous Psyche

IPS 230 Social Justice and Indigenous Societies

OJI 200 Introduction to Ojibwe

IPS 110 Wellness

CHM 119 Fundamentals of Chemistry

BIO 109Human Biology II

MTH 138 Pre-Health Math II


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Learning Outcomes: 

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.

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